MEDIA RELEASES

M1 work must start ASAP following funding agreement
25 Mar 2017

M1 work must start ASAP following funding agreement

Federal Labor welcomes today’s compromise agreement to fund vital upgrades to the M1, but is disappointed that Logan and Gold Coast motorists have had to wait so long for the LNP to finally make it happen.

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Company tax cut to cost $4 billion in extra interest
20 Mar 2017

Company tax cut to cost $4 billion in extra interest

When the Turnbull Government borrows $50 billion to give to big business, it will cost Australians around $4 billion in extra interest charges, new calculations reveal.

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Federal Labor calls for end to M1 funding impasse
16 Mar 2017

Federal Labor calls for end to M1 funding impasse

For years now, the people of Logan have been forced to sit for hours in M1 congestion just because the Abbott-Turnbull Liberal Government couldn’t care less about them.

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New figures show need for Coalition to ditch tax cut
07 Feb 2017

New figures show need for Coalition to ditch tax cut

The Turnbull Government needs to ditch its $50 billion big business tax cut instead of relying on zombie measures to prop up its shaky projected surplus in 2020-21.

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Labor releases discussion paper on Better Budgeting
03 Feb 2017

Labor releases discussion paper on Better Budgeting

Today I’m releasing a discussion paper which seeks input from experts on ways to improve how the Commonwealth Budget is put together and presented to Australians.

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Appointment of new Finance Secretary
22 Dec 2016

Appointment of new Finance Secretary

Labor congratulates Rosemary Huxtable PSM on her appointment as the new Secretary of the Department of Finance.

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Liberal negative gearing split widens
22 Dec 2016

Liberal negative gearing split widens

The Turnbull Government is finishing the year as it started, hopelessly divided on key policies like negative gearing.

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Turnbull Government's economic plan in tatters
19 Dec 2016

Turnbull Government's economic plan in tatters

Today’s mid-year Budget update has confirmed Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison’s economic plan is in tatters, leaving Australia’s gold-plated AAA credit rating at real risk.

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Clueless Coalition can't hide from Budget blowouts
11 Dec 2016

Clueless Coalition can't hide from Budget blowouts

The Finance Minister is either deliberately lying to Australians or is unable to read his Government’s own Budget papers properly after claiming the country’s fiscal position has continually improved under the Coalition.

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Chaotic Coalition finally releases Open Government plan
07 Dec 2016

Chaotic Coalition finally releases Open Government plan

Labor welcomes the Turnbull Government’s release of the Open Government National Action Plan, which is long overdue but better late than never.

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